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Tune in at home, on the go

Tune in at home, on the go

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News

During her 40-minute commute from San Anselmo to school, senior Rachel Cramer plugs in her headphones and listens to the investigative journalism podcast “Serial” to pass the time. “I love to listen to podcasts because they are another source of media that allow me to learn about my surroundin...

Pink wave engulfs elections

Pink wave engulfs elections

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features

Whether seen through swarms of pink knit-hats, social media posts tagged with #MeToo or the changing demographics of the United States government, 2018 is being called the “Year of the Woman.” This election season is breaking records with 53 women who have filed to run for Senate — 13 more than...

Teens help campaigns

Teens help campaigns

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features

Although students under 18 years of age are unable to vote in the November midterm, there are other ways teens and non-citizens can get involved in political races. “Every campaign throughout the entire country needs volunteers,” Sophia Slacik ’16 said. “They are always looking for people...

Year of the Woman?

Year of the Woman?

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Institutions open doors

Institutions open doors

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Preparing for and taking standardized tests can cost an applicant’s family hundreds to thousands of dollars and dozens of hours, only for a student to receive a score that an admissions representative might take only a few seconds to look at. A rising number of major colleges and universities are making th...

Fashion industry goes green

Fashion industry goes green

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features

The fashion industry is the third most polluting industry and one of the largest water consumers in the world, but some companies are joining the “eco-fashion” movement, implementing policies to reduce their footprint on the environment. Brands that are certified sustainable and ethical, features prod...

Stitching through Senior Year

Stitching through Senior Year

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Despite her heavy International Baccalaureate workload, Stanford Online High School classes, varsity volleyball practices and college applications, senior Avery Van Natta manages to set aside six hours a week to work on designing and creating her own one-of-a-kind clothing. “I started sewing when I was really young ...

Alumna interns at U.N.

Alumna interns at U.N.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

Ten years ago Joëlle Santos (‘09) envisioned herself at medical school, tailoring her courses at Convent to subjects like biology, and not expecting to pursue a career in international affairs or gender studies — much less be an intern at U.N. Women. But now, Santos works at the United Nations,...

Construction meets creativity

Construction meets creativity

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Thousands of public transportation users will walk on former Convent teacher Julie Chang’s artwork — a terrazzo floor depicting a garden of poppies, laurel leaves, hummingbirds and geometric designs — as they dash to catch a train or bus at the new Salesforce Transit Center August 10. The 23,00...

Press pause

Press pause

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Features

With a monthly fee as low as $7.99 for both Netflix and Hulu subscriptions, binge watching one of the thousands of shows and movies available for streaming online has become part of many teens’ daily routines. “For me, binge watching is a completely mindless activity and a good way to be alone ...

The price of being female

The price of being female

Cece Giarman and Josephine Rozzelle

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

When shopping for personal care items, many women reach for the pink shampoo bottle and the razor cartridge adorned with flowers and labeled “for women”, but few know that these products can cost up to 13 percent more than their blue, “for-men” counterparts. “It’s really frustrating not...

Time to explore

Time to explore

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

From volunteering in the local community, taking summer school courses or further developing a talent, summer break provides students with an opportunity to expand their resumes and explore their interests. “Summer is a great time for students to investigate their interests and figure out what t...

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